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Cyanogen Mod 7 For Blade

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here is a non working version of cm 7 on my friends git hub https://github.com/HCDRJacob/device_zte_blade

(download the source and fix it !)

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Check this website out for some info on CM7 :D

http://tech-gizmo.com/

and this for a cool video review :P

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i was wondering if anybody is interested in making an unofficial build for the blade

Are you offering?

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Are you offering?

well i have a friend on the cyanogen mod team and me and him are looking into it

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well i have a friend on the cyanogen mod team and me and him are looking into it

that would be great. i think someone started working on a port (tom g if i remember correctly)

only help i can offer is testing, and would do that gladly.

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well i have a friend on the cyanogen mod team and me and him are looking into it

interesting will keep an eye on this thread

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Yeah, Tom started a CM6 port, but ran into the same problem as a lot of other ports and had serious RIL problems.

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I´m waiting 4 this all time, Godo look, i can test in my tft too, if someone prepare the room, great room are Cyanogen. I have Boston an rocks...

Edit; Here are a great room´s too... No offense.

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This sounds too good to be true, but still wondering Cyanogen mod 7 will be based by the AOSP version 2.3 right?

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This sounds too good to be true, but still wondering Cyanogen mod 7 will be based by the AOSP version 2.3 right?

Yeah CM7 is based on 2.3... We won't get ports of any other roms until we get RIL working properly.

On a side note where is your username from?

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Interesting thread. Subscribing :D

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Man crossing fingers for this to work :D

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would be great

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Slightly OT but didnt the guys at ZTE say we would get the kernel source on the 7th? And i mean the uk blade not the 003Z blade

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RIL :'(

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Slightly OT but didnt the guys at ZTE say we would get the kernel source on the 7th? And i mean the uk blade not the 003Z blade

Sure, UK blade is not 003Z blade, and for UK blade there is no official froyo, so there cannot be official kernel source. Anyways, why do you need an other kernel source? This one seems okay, considering flb and kk could build very nice froyos on top of that.

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Sure, UK blade is not 003Z blade, and for UK blade there is no official froyo, so there cannot be official kernel source. Anyways, why do you need an other kernel source? This one seems okay, considering flb and kk could build very nice froyos on top of that.

Because there are still many RIL lib problems, the chinese and the japanese blades are pretty different to our blades.

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Because there are still many RIL lib problems, the chinese and the japanese blades are pretty different to our blades.

What RIL problems do we have?

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I don't see any RIL problems on my Froyo Blade, so what is the showstopper for CM7 or another 2.3 ginger builds?

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Because there are still many RIL lib problems, the chinese and the japanese blades are pretty different to our blades.

As in no ril

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Because there are still many RIL lib problems, the chinese and the japanese blades are pretty different to our blades.

The RIL problems have nothing to do with kernel source (I don't know why I bother repeating this, no one listens).

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The RIL problems have nothing to do with kernel source (I don't know why I bother repeating this, no one listens).

:D sorry. Could you explain then why we are not able to get special ROMs? Like CM or MIUI.

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We were listening. (Or at least I was). From what I gleamed from your posts : Android's Radio Interface Layer (RIL) provides an abstraction layer between Android telephony services (android.telephony) and radio hardware. You can see from the diagram that the Kernel and the RIL are quite separate.

telephony.gif

While the Kernel is open-source large parts of Android can be modified without releasing source or information. I think from reading normally the hardware customisation is done only in the vendor RIL (system/libs/libril_vendor.so) but on the Blade for some reason ZTE have modified the telephony framework (java/android/telephony). This makes telephony and RIL interfaces for the Blade different to AOSP used by CM.

If we could work out why and how they changed the telephony framework then we could modify AOSP but that is a difficult task unless ZTE developers give us the information.

Is that right?

I'd be curious to know more details about how you know the telephony framework has changed? (i.e. things just don't compile?)

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That sounds about right from what I've gleamed from Tom as well. I'm sure he tried another branch also rather than AOSP and still had problems.

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Had anyone investigated qcrilhook.jar and qcnvitems.jar, maybe the changes to the framework are minimal and simply call through to those jars?

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There is an interesting (albeit high level) presentation from Qualcomm which includes RIL here : (Starts at page 23)

http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=ca...ppEaA&pli=1

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